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Drumlanrig Creel Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2857 / 55°17'8"N

Longitude: -3.8033 / 3°48'11"W

OS Eastings: 285565

OS Northings: 600540

OS Grid: NS855005

Mapcode National: GBR 17WB.D1

Mapcode Global: WH5VG.KD3S

Entry Name: Drumlanrig Creel Bridge

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335056

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3889

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Durisdeer

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Earlier/mid 19th century. Narrow lenticular footbridge
supported high above River Nith on pair of slender cast-iron
columns on either bank; columns have iron stays; (renewed)
timber walkway on braces linking narrow plate girders;
walkway approach turns towards south on west bank, gate at
east approach. Iron handrails, with cross-braces, splayed
slightly from mountings.

Statement of Interest

Undated drawing in Drumlanrig collection showing lenticular

bridge on masonry abutments possibly a preliminary scheme

for this bridge (copy in NMRS)

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